Wellness - General Health | 13-18 yrs

8 Tasty, Healthy Onam Recipes

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Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala is celebrated with much pomp and splendour. 

The famous 'Onasadya' or the meal which is served on Onam consists of many different dishes like the avial, olan, erissery, etc. This ClipBook showcases 8 mouthwatering recipes that will let you savour all the flavours of Kerala cuisine at the same time.

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Kalan

This traditional dish of Keral is normally served during the festival of Onam Sadya. It is made of yogurt, coconut, yam and raw plantain as the main ingredients. Check out the complete recipe here.

Kerala Olan

A simple recipe to make, the olan is prepared using red gram and vegetables cooked in coconut milk, which gives it a rich and creamy texture. This dish is not too spicy and even children can enjoy it.

Avial

Avial is a traditional dish served as an accompaniment to rice. It is considered as an essential side dish during Onam. This delicious preparation is made with mixed vegetables, curd and coconut.

Ada Pradhaman

Ada pradhaman is the traditional payasam of Kerala and a much-loved dessert. This sweet treat is made using coconut milk, jaggery and rice ada.

Chena Vazhakkai Erissery

A traditional Onam Sadya recipe prepared by cooking yam and raw banana in coconut paste, this dish is infused with the flavours of coconut, black pepper, cumin and turmeric. It is served as an accompaniment with rice and rasam.

Puli Inji

No Kerala feast is complete without puli inji. The spice from the chillies and ginger, sweetness from the jaggery, and tartness from the tamarind make this pickle unique.

Pulissery

Pulissery or Moru Curry is a simple curd-based dish. It is usually prepared in Kerala by adding ash gourd, papaya or cucumber. How do you make this yummy dish?

Kootu Curry

Kootu curry is a very famous traditional Onam sadhya recipe. It serves as a great side dish. Read the complete recipe here.

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